Business and Management via Study Centres BA (Hons)

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MDIS Tashkent

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MDIS Singapore (Part Time)

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Course starts: 17 December 2018Apply now

University of Sunderland in Hong Kong

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Develop strong skills and knowledge in all areas of business. Gain a UK degree without leaving your country. Start a rewarding career in management.

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Gain a world-class undergraduate degree from a British university without leaving your country. The content of this course is the same as the Sunderland campus-based course BA (Hons) Business and Management.

BA (Hons) Business and Management is our most popular undergraduate business degree, and will give you a broad foundation in management, marketing, finance, operations and the world economy.

Please contact your Study Centre for the duration and mode of this course.

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Why us?

  • 'World-leading' research in Business, according to the Latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • The Sunderland Business School is a member of ‘The Association of Business Schools’

Course structure

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, group work, and computer-based learning. You will be encouraged to develop independent study skills. Throughout the course the focus is on innovative learning, by doing and reflecting. You will take part in problem-based learning, where you work within a small team to explore issues or decide how to manage a situation. This helps you to dissect, challenge and debate issues.

Your progress will be assessed with written coursework, projects, presentations, exams, case studies, assignments, and reports. As well as assessments that count towards your degree, you will be assessed throughout the course to give you feedback and help you improve your work.

Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Employability Skills (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Debates in Business Management (20 credits)
  • Understanding the Business Environment (40 credits)
  • Understanding Business (40 credits)


Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Introduction to Strategic Management (20 credits)
  • Developing Career Prospects (20 credits)
  • Responsible Business (20 credits)
  • Operations Management (20 credits)
  • Financial Management (20 credits)
  • Marketing Management (20 credits)

Year 3:

  • Work placement (optional)

Final year:

Core modules

  • Applying Critical Reflective Practice (20 credits)
  • Strategic Management (20 credits)
  • Plus a choice of up to 40 credits from a range of topics relating to functional business areas, such as Management Accounting, Marketing Management or Business Enterprise Management.

Optional modules (choose one)

  • Business Research Dissertation (40 credits)
  • Critical Debates in Professional Practice (40 credits)


This course is taught in Study Centres around the world. Contact the centre directly for more information about the location and facilities available.

Entry requirements

Our typical offer is

  • GPA 3.0 or above from High School Diploma along with one of the following at the required grade - SAT I and SAT II, ACT or Advanced Placement

If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at for further advice.

We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.

If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.

Fees and finance

Please contact the relevant study centre for information about tuition fees and scholarships.

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When you graduate from this course you will have excellent skills and knowledge in all areas of business and management. You'll understanding how businesses create success, how to manage business operations, how to make informed decisions, and how to lead change in organisations.

You will be ready to step into a leadership or management role in a wide variety of industries across the world. Some of the sectors which employ our Business graduates include Technology (Microsoft, IBM), Consumer goods (P&G, Nike, Adidas), Banking (Lloyds TSB), Hospitality (Marriott Hotels, Starbucks) and government departments and agencies.

Employability modules

All University of Sunderland undergraduate business courses include three employability modules:

‘Employability Skills’, ‘Developing Career Prospects’ and ‘Applying Critical Reflective Practice’.

These modules are designed specifically around self-development, and will help you get the career you want when you graduate.

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